University of Technology Sydney

96109 Research Issues in Genetic Counselling

6cp; 2hpw (workshop, live and online, wks 2–8, 9–14); 3.5hrs x 1 day (block workshop, on campus, wk9)
Requisite(s): 96104 Communication and Counselling AND 96103 Medical Genetics and Genomics in Practice AND 96102 Research Methods in Genetic Counselling AND 96105 Clinical and Community Placement 1
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Building on the learning from 96102 Research Methods in Genetic Counselling, this subject addresses the application of research methods and emphasises the importance of high quality research for the genetic counselling profession. The subject is taught alongside 96108 Research Project 1, enabling issues to be identified and addressed as they arise. Managing research, applying ethical principles to research practice, sampling and data collection, data analysis and the presentation of results, writing up, presenting and disseminating research and professional development in research are all addressed in this subject. Students are encouraged to examine the ethics application processes, peer review and the role of genetic counsellors in interprofessional research.

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Spring session, City campus

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